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Eight Ways To Track Twitter Trends

One of the most significant implications of Twitter is its ability to tap into the zeitgeist.

A quick glance through the platform gives you a reliable sense of “what’s trending” both on- and offline.

When a major event goes down or a big story occurs, more and more people tweet about it and it ends up at the top of Twitter Search as a top trend (check out the top 10 Twitter trends from 2011 here).

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Twitter MarketingStarting November 3, learn how to reach influencers, build followers, and engage a community in your brand! Taught by the former marketing director at Conde Nast Digital, Jim Hopkinson will teach you how to use analytics to measure your success, use hashtags to direct conversations, and optimize your tweet schedule to make sure you're reaching your followers when they're listening. Register now!

7 Ways To Network More Effectively On Twitter

So you’ve signed up for a Twitter account and started following a few people. You’ve set up your bio and profile picture, customized your background, and you’re tweeting pretty regularly. You’re doing everything right, but you’re not getting the level of engagement you expected. Instead of turning your nose up and figuring that Twitter must really be about sharing what you had for lunch, try these tips to network more effectively.
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HOWTO: Send Tweets To Facebook

Twitter has made it easier to send tweets to Facebook. All you have to do is click one single button. Here’s how:
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HOW TO Use A Twitter List To Follow Influencers

Lists are one of the most potentially powerful features of Twitter, but they’re not used to their full potential, largely because Twitter itself hasn’t maximized on this feature. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t harness Twitter lists to work for you.

Here’s how to use lists to monitor influencers in your niche, so you can stay on top of the news, trends, and topics that affect your brand.
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How To: Create a Twitter Newspaper with Paper.li

Many of you have likely heard of Paper.li – either through word of mouth or by being tagged in a Paper.li tweet. It is a web-based Twitter newspaper service that creates a daily broadsheet populated with stories from you, your Twitter followers, a hashtag, a list and more.

Here’s a quick guide to Paper.li so you can create your own daily Twitter newspaper.
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Mediabistro Exclusive: How to Get a Job in Social Media

Social media is a growing industry, and Twitter is often a large part of businesses’ marketing plans. If you’ve ever aspired to a career in social media – whether you’re fresh out of college or an experienced veteran – this article from Mediabistro’s AvantGuild is a must-read for insight, advice, and tips from the experts.
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How to Retweet Like the Old Days Using HootSuite

When New Twitter came to town in September 2010, many people lamented the fact that Twitter changed the way you retweet. The default on Twitter.com for the past five months has been a static retweet, basically “forwarding” a tweet to your followers rather than enabling you to add to it, comment on it or otherwise edit it. However, if you are HootSuite, a third-party Twitter dashboard, we’ve got a one-click way to bring back the old retweets and give you control of the text of the tweet.
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